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Holidays

by

Jack Mann 

It was one month before Christmas

and all through the house

Everyone was stuffed with turkey

Even a fat mouse


A football game

was on the TV

And no one seemed to care

Who the winner would be


With a belly full of food

And a lot more to go

We would be eating it for a week

As all of you know


The dishes were stacked

In the sink with care

In hopes a volunteer

Would wash them there


You know what Iím saying

You know what I mean

Every one of us here

has made that scene


Now that itís over

Donít be too glad

What is right around the corner

Will make you sad


Christmas is coming

Now isnít that great

Go buy those gifts

Before itís too late


Spend all your money

And go in debt too

All of which is sure

To make you very blue


Where have we missed it,

The point I mean

We should be happy

In this joyous scene


Somewhere along the way

We took the wrong course

Itís just about time

We went back to the source


Christís Birthday it is

And it really should stay

So we can be happy

On that special day!

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